With over 30 years of experience in leading both the development and operations of leisure and retail attractions, Damien Latham is the Chief Attractions Officer at SEVEN Saudi Entertainment Ventures. Latham Joined SEVEN in 2019 and leads the attractions team in developing and operating more than 150 attractions across a country wide portfolio.
Previously he was CEO at Emaar Entertainment with REEL Cinemas and their attractions businesses including Dubai Opera, Kidzania and Dubai Aquarium. Prior to Emaar Latham spent 9 years with Majid Al Futtaim, he was the CEO Leisure & Entertainment, managing unique leisure attractions such as Ski Dubai, Ski Egypt and the famous Magic Planet family entertainment centres where he was responsible for the development of 32 family entertainment centres also introducing the Lego stores to the region.
In the UK, Damien worked as Leisure Services Manager at Center Parcs for 14 years prior to the Middle East specialising in Waterpark parks, Adventure centres, luxury spas through to upscale F&B.
Damien has a Diploma in Leisure Management and is on the board of the World Waterpark Association.